The Ardente Hearing aid, London, England, 1920-1930

Made:
1920-1930 in London

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The Ardente Hearing aid, manufactured and sold by Mr.R.H. Dent's, Oxford Street, London, England, 1920-1930

This Ardente hearing aid was made by R H Dent in Oxford Street, London. A product of the then new microphone and battery technology, this device amplified sounds in a much more convenient way than the earlier Victorian ear trumpet.

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Details

Category:
Audiology
Object Number:
1991-187
Materials:
leatherette, plastic
type:
hearing aid
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • microprocessor
credit:
Poote, G.N.
status:
Permanent collection

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